Do I qualify for expungement of records?

You qualify for expungement if you have all of the following:

  • You must have no other convictions anywhere other than the one to be expunged.
  • You must have completed all terms of imprisonment, probation, or parole. At least five (5) years must have elapsed since the completion of the sentence imposed for the offense. If the sentence included probation or parole, the sentence was completed at the end of the probation or parole.
  • You must have met all conditions of supervised or unsupervised release, such as parole, probation, or community service, as evidenced by an official statement from the agency responsible for supervising your release, such as the State parole officer, the State or County probation or community service agency.
  • You must have paid all fines, court costs, and other assessments.
  • You must have completed payment of any restitution and provide evidence of the payment(s).
  • The conviction must be for either a Class E felony included in the inclusion list attached or a misdemeanor that is NOT included in the exclusion list attached.
  • If so required by the conditions of the sentence imposed, you must have remained free from dependency on or abuse of alcohol or a controlled substance or other prohibited substance for a period of not less than one (1) year.
  • You must pay a fee of $280 to the Clerk of the Court where the conviction was entered at the time of filing the Petition


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1. How do I find out if someone is in jail and/or been arrested?
2. How do I find out the bond for someone in custody?
3. How do I find my court date?
4. Do I qualify for expungement of records?
5. What cases qualify for expungement?
6. How long does it take for my expunged records to clear the system?
7. How do I get started on the expungement process?
8. How do I report someone who has violated their probation or conditional release?
9. How do I sign up to become a community service site or perform community service?
10. If I have a nonviolent offense, can I call the Office of Justice Initiatives for help?
11. How do I access mental health treatment in the community if I don’t have insurance?
12. How can I receive assistance from the Mental Health Advocate Program?
13. How do I enroll in Mental Health Court?
14. What are the criteria for Mental Health Court?
15. How do I obtain services through the Criminal Justice Liaison Program (CJL)?
16. Where will I go if I have a mental health crisis and need assistance, but I am uninsured?
17. Where will I go if I have a mental health crisis and need assistance, but I have insurance?
18. What is the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program?
19. What is an Opioid?
20. What is the Opioid Crisis and what does it have to do with Shelby County?
21. How does one become eligible for COAP services?
22. How do I obtain substance abuse treatment services through the COAP program?
23. Where will I go if I feel like I have an opioid addiction and need assistance, but I am uninsured?
24. If I know someone who may be suffering from this substance use disorder and need someone else to reach out to, who do I contact?
25. What is The Pursuit Center?
26. Who qualifies to participate in The Pursuit Center?
27. How long is The Pursuit Center program?
28. Is transportation provided to The Pursuit Center?
29. Where is the Pursuit Center located?
30. What are some of the activities the students will participate in?